Tuesday , February 7 2023

NHLS Vacancies South Africa – Senior Forensic Analyst

Website Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with quality related duties in the Section – general.
  • Preserve Chain of evidence of samples and accompanying documentation.
  • Initiate procurement for the equipment and consumables and chemicals in the Section.
  • Assist with management of the inventory (assets and consumables) of the section.
  • Ensure that allocated analysts follow quality control procedures (QC charts completed, results checked as required, take part in proficiency schemes etc.).

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of the types and uses of analytical equipment such as a gas chromatograph
  • High performance liquid chromatograph, mass spectrometer, ion chromatograph, spectrophotometer, atomic absorption spectrometer.
  • Rudimentary computer literacy (spreadsheets, databases, word processors).
  • Sound and in-depth knowledge of analyses of foodstuffs and cosmetics as per Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, Act 54 of 1972.
  • Knowledge of the Criminal Procedures Act, Health, and Safety Act. Basic knowledge of judicial systems and court procedures.
  • Knowledge of ISO17025 and its use in the laboratory.
  • Knowledge of chemistry and application of analytical chemistry techniques. Good Communication and Interpersonal skills.
  • Able to remain unbiased in the examination of court evidence.
  • Meticulous and capable of clear and logical thinking.

Qualification & Experience:

  • BSc degree with Chemistry as a major subject or Diploma in Analytical Chemistry (NQF 6)
  • Honors/Higher Diploma in Chemistry (Desirable).
  • A minimum of 3 (three) years’ appropriate experience at a similar level.
  • 1 (year) experience in supervisory management

Job Details:

Company: National Health Laboratory Service – NHLS

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: N/A

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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